Parsons Corporation Project Engineer, Principal Communications in Oakland, California

Project Engineer, Principal Communications

Location:

Oakland, California, United States

Requisition #:

49544

Post Date:

Ready to put your project engineer and communications expertise to work on marqueeinfrastructure projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Principal Project Communications Engineer for our rapidly expandingrail project.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your advanced project and communications knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills.

In this role you will: Integrates the various engineering, scheduling, procurement, construction, and start-up aspects of a large, complex project or study in accordance with contractual obligations. May manage a subtask of a significantly large and complex project or study in accordance with contractual obligations. Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of the project, including coordination of technical disciplines, procurement of materials and equipment, and construction planning assistance. Previous project engineering experience is a prerequisite for this position. Relocation to the project site may be required.

Acts as Project Manager's deputy for certain activities, such as attending meetings in his/her absence, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops the scope of engineering work, schedules, and budgets for the assigned project elements, and monitors progress to meet schedule and budget requirements. Identifies and documents changes in scope.

  • Determines the scope of procurement work, schedules, and budgets for technical aspects of the contract and monitors progress. Interfaces with Procurement and Subcontracts to facilitate procurement coordination with vendors/subcontractors. Participates in bid analysis to help determine supplier availability and capability.

  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and that quality is acceptable. Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned technical personnel, and makes reassignments as project needs arise. Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, and recommends salary actions. Also provides training and development opportunities for assigned personnel.

  • Coordinates the utilization of interdisciplinary technical personnel on the project, as well as the assignment of personnel from other technical support groups within the company.

  • Assists the Project Manager in planning, directing, supervising, and controlling the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project or study. Participates in determining the technical skills and staff hours required for successful completion of the project.

  • Ensures client criteria and scope are met by all engineering disciplines. Expedites distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client and Project Manager. Understands the client's business goals in order to enhance the project work.

  • Prepares technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management.

  • Obtains, analyzes, and circulates technical and contractual information to project disciplines.

  • Reviews and approves change orders. Notifies project management and other affected personnel of all changes.

  • Participates regularly in decision-making meetings with the client and project management.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering (or related field)

  • 15+ years of rail / transit communication engineering experience.

  • Previous supervisory experience in a project engineering role is required

  • Professional registration may also be required

  • Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required

  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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